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Home Concepts Wins 2017 CEDIA Award for Calgary Project Featuring ELAN

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, September 18, 2017 – Noted CI industry integration firm Home Concepts today announced that it has received the CEDIA 2017 Home Technology Professional Award for Best Integrated Home, Level II. The winning project was a 22,000-square foot home in Calgary, Canada that was completely renovated and outfitted with an ELAN Entertainment & Control System. Award winners were announced at CEDIA 2017 on Wednesday, September 6th as part of a CEDIA 2017 Celebration hosted on the U.S.S. Midway.

“We’re proud that our hard work on this impressive installation was recognized by the prestigious selection committee,” said Home Concepts Managing Partner P.J. Aucoin. “This home is truly an example of ELAN’s ability to deliver a completely intuitive user experience that’s easy to design, install, and use. The ELAN system turned the homeowners from smart home skeptics into enthusiastic believers. We’re thrilled to have won this award, and we’re even happier to share this recognition with our friends at ELAN and Product Solutions West.”

CEDIA’s Awards program recognizes technical excellence, product innovation, and individual professionals succeeding in the home technology industry. The CEDIA Awards celebrate the many ways technology enhances the home. Fifteen projects were honored as the best work completed by home technology professionals this year. The projects were evaluated by a global panel of judges with various areas of industry expertise.

For images of the award-winning project, click here.

About ELAN
ELAN, from Core Brands, develops an award-winning line of whole-house entertainment and control solutions distributed through a comprehensive channel of select dealers throughout the United States, Canada, and countries worldwide. The new ELAN 8 update was honored with the “2017 Human Interface Product of the Year” award from the Consumer Technology Association’s Mark of Excellence Award Program Committee at CES 2017. To learn more, visit

About Core Brands
Anchored by the ELAN Smart Home Control Platform, Core Brands combines the strengths of its iconic control, audio, power management, connectivity and video distribution brands – ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, Gefen®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, Furman®, Sunfire® and Xantech® – to deliver a portfolio of connected home and commercial solutions to its channel partners and end users. For further information, visit